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Pertaining to the Taking of Hard Clams [4 VAC 20 ‑ 590]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation establishes the procedure for obtaining authorization to patent tong hard clams in non-restricted (clean) areas by clammers who possess special permits to harvest clams in restricted (polluted) areas. It restricts permitted clammer to work only polluted bottom, or notify Marine Resources Commission Law Enforcement and work only clean bottom. This regulation further establishes a maximum size limit for clams in restricted areas.
State Authority Section 28.2-201 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
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Name / Title: Jane Warren  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: 2600 Washington Avenue, 3rd Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
Email Address: betty.warren@mrc.virginia.gov
Telephone: (757)247-2248    FAX: (757)247-8101    TDD: (757)247-2292
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